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Present Research Team


Dr. Manoj Kumar Tiwari


Associate Professor,

Department of Industrial Engineering and Management,

Indian Institute of Technology,

Kharagpur - 721 302, India

Tel: +91-3222-283746

Fax: +91-3222-255303

Email: mkt09@hotmail.com, mkt009@gmail.com, mktiwari@iitkgp.ernet.in




Academic Qualifications

1999-2004       PhD -“Application of intelligent search heuristic to resolve the complexities of machine loading problems of FMS”

Department of Production Engineering, University of Jadavpur, West Bengal, India

1988-1990       M. Tech. (Production Engg.) [First Division]

Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College (now known as MNIT), Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

1982-1986       B. E. in Mechanical Engineering (First Division)

Visvesvaraya Regional Engineering College (now known as VNIT), Nagpur, Maharashtra, India


Research Interests

FMS Loading & Scheduling Problems, Part-Machine Grouping, Computer Aided Process Planning, Integration of Process Planning and Scheduling, Petri Net Modeling and its Applications, Tool Management Issues in FMS, Part and Machine Grouping using Neural Network, Genetic Algorithms, Simulated Annealing Algorithms, Assembly/Disassembly Supply Chain Management, Agent Technology and its Applications, Application of Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing Systems, Integration of Virtual Enterprise, etc.

Teaching Interests

Industrial Engineering, Intelligent Manufacturing, Manufacturing Science, Production Technology, Flexible Manufacturing System, Operations Research, Operations Management, Computer Aided Manufacturing, etc.

Professional Experience


July, 2006 –

September, 2006

Visiting Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

2007 - till date

Associate Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

2005 – 2007


Department of Forge Technology

National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT), Ranchi, India

1998 – 2005

Assistant Professor

Department of Manufacturing Engineering

NIFFT, Ranchi, India

1996 – 1998

Senior Lecturer

Department of Mechanical Engineering

North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Itanagar, India

NERIST is established and funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

1990 – 1996


Department of Mechanical Engineering

NERIST, Itanagar, India


Contribution as a Supervisor

    Mentor of 30 students and among them 25 are pursuing their Masters and Doctoral work in various universities of USA, Canada and UK. All of them have learnt the research methodologies under my supervision and published articles in leading international journals and conferences.

·       Supervised 1 Doctoral Student and presently supervising 5 Doctoral Students.

·       Supervised 10 Master’s thesis

·       Supervised over 70 Bachelor’s project work


[Those who keep others interest in mind, for them nothing is rare in this world]

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